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Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Comedy Is Hard! (Just Ask The Show’s Creators and Star…)

2013 FOX SUMMER TCA: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Pictured L-R: ) Creator Executive Producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur during BROOKLYN NINE-NINE panel session at the FOX 2013 SUMMER TCA, Thursday August 1 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.   CR: Frank Micelotta/FOX

Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30C) is the best of the fall’s new half-hour comedies. It’s a combination procedural/workplace comedy set in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine – a precinct where the best detective is an immature prankster who behaves like the class clown in high school – and the precinct’s new captain is a by-the-book hardass who is also a mostly happily married gay man.

Series creators Mike Schur and Dan Goor and star Andy Samberg (hint: he’s not the new captain) talk about setting a comedy series in a genre that hasn’t been terribly successful since the days of Barney Miller.

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